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Job Posting: Northeast Georgia Health System

The Northeast Georgia Health System is seeking a Medical Librarian.

The librarian provides library services which meet the informational, educational, and research related needs of NGHS, Inc. staff, Physicians, mid-level Practitioners, nursing and allied healthcare professionals, students and other patrons in need of health or medically related information.  An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science is required.  One year experience in a medical library is preferred.

The position may be applied for here.

 

2018 Changes

Effective January 1, 2018, the Atlanta Health Science Library Consortium (AHSLC) merged with the Georgia Health Sciences Library Association (GHSLA).  AHSLC history and archives have been transferred to the www.GHSLA.org website and www.AHSLC.org is no longer active.

Apply for an MLA Committee

Every year, MLA issues a call for volunteers to serve on MLA committees, task forces, and juries or as allied representatives to fill open positions. The application for 2018/19 volunteers is now available on MLANET. Your involvement in MLA committees is essential to MLA’s success.

The application focuses on your personal volunteering interests, availability, skills, and prior service to MLA. Key dates are:

  • Application start date: November 1, 2017
  • Application close date: December 15, 2017
  • Notification of appointment: March 1, 2018
  • Early bird registration for MLA ’18 ends: April 11, 2018

Note: You must be an MLA member to apply for a committee at the time of your application and during your term as a member of a committee.

For more information about serving on MLA committees go to MLANET. For questions, contact Mary Langman, director, Information Issues and Policy.

MLA Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships – Due December 1, 2017

MLA offers a variety of funding opportunities to assist qualified students in graduate library science programs and to enable practicing health sciences librarians to pursue professional development.  Advanced education, professional development, travel grants, research awards and others are funded annually, with a due date of December 1, 2017.

Click here to read about the many opportunities available.

AHSLC/GHSLA Merger

Effective January 1, 2018, the Atlanta Health Science Library Consortium (AHSLC) will merge with the Georgia Health Sciences Library Association (GHSLA).

The Executive leadership of GHSLA proposed the merger in 2016 as an opportunity to ensure continued success for each group.  By merging duplicate functions and structures, while respecting the history of each group, it is anticipated that the alliance will broaden the organization’s impact and create a stronger future for its members.

The GHSLA bylaws have been updated to incorporate AHSLC priorities and meeting schedule and were approved by the membership in April, 2017. GHSLA meetings will now be four times a year with the May meeting being considered the State Conference.

In November, GHSLA and AHSLC members will be sent 2018 GHSLA membership applications. AHSLC history and archives will be transferred to the www.GHSLA.org website and www.AHSLC.org will no longer be active after January 2018.